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Crimson Reads: A Celebration of WSU Authored Books

This page celebrates scholarly monographs, fiction, and poetry published by WSU authors since 2010.

Crimson Reads 2017


The Annual Celebration of WSU Authors is a university-wide event that publicly acknowledges and honors our faculty, students, staff, alumni and retired university community members who have authored/co-authored or edited a book (including ebooks) within the past year.  The event is an opportunity to create a greater awareness of the diverse publishing activity and achievements of WSU Authors. 


Submissions are now open for authored/co-authored or edited books (including ebooks) published between January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.  If you have any questions, please contact Chelsea Leachman.


Crimson Reads Submission Form

Crimson Reads Submission Criteria

Items for submission should meet the following criteria:

  • published in 2017 (January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017)
  • author, co-author, editor or illustrator
  • status: current WSU faculty member, student and staff, alumni, post-doctoral fellow or retiree
  • published in print, digital or electronic format
  • new works only  

Works may include:

  • books

Works not included:

  • reprints
  • revised editions of works previously celebrated
  • journal, newspaper, newsletter or magazine articles
  • workbooks
  • dissertations or theses
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